Semantic Search

Conducting a Quality Search: Let Keywords Be Your Guide

That title is kind of a ‘duh’, isn’t it? But it’s amazing how often developing a good list of keywords, and then putting them to good use, is overlooked when formulating a successful sourcing campaign. In a post written yesterday on the Search Engine Journal, Case Ernsting shares his thoughts with SEO professionals…

Data, Information, and Knowledge

Data: a collection of facts Information: data that have been processed into a format that is understandable by its intended audience Knowledge: the perception of fact or truth; clear and certain mental apprehension Progression: data is gathered to provide information in order to gain knowledge. We have exposure to more data today than we ever have in the history of the world….

Google Acquires Metaweb

Google announced today that it has acquired Metaweb Technologies, a company based in San Francisco that developed Freebase, an “open, shared database of the world’s knowledge.” A semantic web startup, Metaweb was founded in 2005 by Danny Hillis, John Giannandrea, and Robert Cook and was run under the parent company Applied Minds. This could lead Google…